• Facebook reportedly eyes shutting off political ads after US election

    Facebook reportedly eyes shutting off political ads after US election

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and other company executives have been discussing a “kill switch” to shut off political advertising after the election is over to curb misinformation, the New York Times reported Friday, citing unnamed sources. Facebook is looking at post-election scenarios that include attempts by President Trump or his campaign to use the …
  • Donald Trump: “My biggest opponent isn’t Biden. It’s the corrupt media”

    Donald Trump: “My biggest opponent isn’t Biden. It’s the corrupt media”

    President Donald Trump said during a Fox & Friends phone interview on Monday morning that the media remain his biggest opponent in the 2020 election, not former Vice President Joe Biden. “My biggest opponent isn’t Biden. It’s not the Democrats. It’s the corrupt media,” Trump said. “We have a corrupt media in this country.” During the …
  • TikTok removes thousands of European coronavirus videos: report

    TikTok removes thousands of European coronavirus videos: report

    TikTok has reportedly taken down some 29,000 coronavirus videos in Europe as it works to control bogus information about the pandemic. The affected videos — about 3,000 of which contained “medical misinformation” — violated the popular app’s rules that prohibit false information that could be harmful to people’s health, CNBC reported Friday. But TikTok honcho …
  • Twitter to add warning labels to dubious coronavirus content

    Twitter to add warning labels to dubious coronavirus content

    Twitter will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID-19, the company said on Monday, as part of a new approach to misinformation that will eventually extend to other topics. Twitter’s new labels will provide links to more information in cases where the risk of harm from the …